Board of Directors


Lennie Tucker

-Founder – President

  • 2013+ Directs 4 summer (Nottingham HS), 4 winter (indoor, SRC/OCC) track meets
  • 2011 Co-founded with Mrs. Field and Ms. Hill Onondaga Nation Trail Races
  • 2009-2013 Consult to Pulaski Senior HS students in annual fundraising 5k road race
  • 2009+ Conducts Rescue Mission Walk/Run program
  • 2008+ Run/Jump/Throw, wherever there are people
  • 2005+ Began Lights Run, Lights Walks
  • 2000 – 2010 Started Track, Field, Cross Country Summer Day Camp for City children ages 7 through 12. Syracuse City teen-age athletes as teachers. Concept of Felder Stadium started here. Camp continues as City Parks program.
  • 1993 Retired, following 34 years of public school teaching in New York State
  • 1985-2000 CNY Track and Field Official, an approximate time span
  • 1980-1993 Syracuse Teachers Association, union representative
  • 1979-2011 competitive runner
  • 1977 Certificate of Advanced Study/Early Childhood Education, Syracuse University
  • 1971 Master of Science in Education, Syracuse University
  • 1959 BSE, Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia
  • Author, Kansas Farm Kid, The Tulipgarten, The Teacher’s Voice


Tommy Scott

-IT and Secretary

  • Felder artist, 2 dvds, audio and video tapes, logo, letterhead, advice
  • Web design/master since 2005
  • Entrepreneur, CRS Media
  • Currently, Creative and Marketing Director of Ancora Productions

Dawn Field


  • Former U12 girls soccer coach
  • Served 6 years as a USSF and high school soccer referee
  • Served 5 years as Board of Education member at Onondaga Central Schools, including 2 years as Vice President
  • Served 10 years as PTO member, including 9 years as President
  • Volunteered 4 years as play counter and medic for TOOLON Tigers Pop Warner Football teams
  • Assistant Director – Buddy Neumeyer Wrestling Tournament
  • Race Director (4 years) Onondaga Tiger Prowl 5K Race
  • Current NYSPHSAA Wrestling Weight Assessor
  • Official scorekeeper for Onondaga Varsity wrestling program
Rich Termening

Richard Terpening, Jr.

-Membership Chair

  • Syracuse native, married to Terri, currently raising the seventh child of their extended family, Grandad of 1, all of them runners
  • For 19 years, a skilled laborer at Bowen Products, manufacturer of quality steel component parts for world distribution
  • Competitive runner for 18 years, usually earns top performance in age group
  • Best marathon, Rochester, 2006, time of 2:53.27, Richard won it
  • Captains Team Felder, Over-All winner of first 3 Empire State Marathon Relay events , going for Four-peat in 2014
  • Earned Associate’s Degree in Human Resources, Bryant and Stratton, graduated with high honors, 2012
  • Plans to achieve a BA in Business Administration
  • served as Felder Track Club Membership Chair, 03-12-14 until appointment to Board, 04-18-14
  • Author, Running for Liberation, 2009
Rich Termening

Rebecca Baldwin

Web designer/developer

  • Partner, Face First Creative, LLC
  • Mother of two wonderful boys
  • Graduate of SUNY Oswego Bacholor of Science Business Administration